First Line Technology Risk Manager


Date: Jan 2, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of


Primary Responsibilities:

The First Line Technology Risk Manager will sit within the Office of the BIO within Enterprise Technology and will be accountable for overseeing IT coordination activities (e.g., validating evidence gathered, IT issue management, assisting control owners in identifying key risks) on Internal/External Audits, MAR/SOX, Regulatory Agencies, External Clients and Rating Agencies as well as reporting on status of IT issues.


He/she will work closely with the Second Line of Defense (IT Compliance Coordination Function) to coordinate issue management, evidence gathering, and to assist with management responses for IT issues.

Main responsibilities include:


  • Management and oversight over day to day activities within the First Line Control, Risk and Issue Management function
  • Assist Technology management with issues and actions plans, to ensure risk remediation activities are being addressed in a timely manner
  • Coordinate with the IT Compliance Coordination function on preparing and delivering IT issue status reporting to senior leadership
  • Develop and document related risks and controls for identified IT issues
  • Manage and track audit requests on behalf of the various Cybersecurity Domains


Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ years IT Audit (internal or external) experience, preferably in a financial institution setting;
  • Expert knowledge and skillset in audit standards, procedures, ITGCs and application controls
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good project management, planning, and organization skills
  • Strong cybersecurity background (e.g., Identity & Access Management)
  • Knowledge of NIST, ISO, COBIT Frameworks


Desired Qualifications:

  • Management experience preferred
  • CISA, CRISC, CISM, or CISSP preferred
  • Direct Experience in control testing preferred
  • Prior experience in a IT risk / audit function
  • Experience in system implementations preferred


BA in Computers Science or information technology preferred





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Job Requisition ID: 82981 

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